September 2003 Schedule for “Come Receive the Light” Radio Network includes noted OCA clergy

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—The September 2003 Schedule of Programs from the Orthodox Radio Network “Come Receive the Light” has been announced:


Topic: Questions and Answers from our Listeners on Orthodox Christianity (Part III)

Guest: Listeners of Come Receive the Light

Back by popular demand, Fr. Chris and Emmy will answer questions submitted by our listening audience seeking answers to their questions regarding Orthodox Christianity. So be sure and tune in and find out what issues are on the minds of not only Orthodox Christians but also those interested in finding out more about Orthodox Christianity in contemporary society. Also on this program a special radio drama presentation of the martyrdom of St. Dorothea.


Topic: The Seventh Ecumenical Council

Guest: Fr. John Behr

Fr. John Behr returns concluding his series on the Ecumenical Councils focusing this week on the Seventh Ecumenical Council, as well as provide a wrap-up to his discussion on the Ecumenical Councils. The Seventh Ecumenical Council was held in Nicea, Asia Minor in 787 under Empress Irene with 367 Bishops present. The Seventh Ecumenical Council focused mainly around the use of icons in the Church and the controversy between the iconoclasts and iconophiles. Be sure to tune to this very informative program on the teachings of the Seven Ecumenical Councils.


Topic: An Orthodox Christian Perspective on Islam

Guest: Archimandrite Daniel B.D. Byantoro

CRTL welcomes Archimandrite Daniel B.D. Byantoro, founder of the Indonesian Orthodox Church, author, translator, internationally acclaimed speaker, and official consultant on Christian-Muslim relations to the Indonesian government. Archimandrite Daniel will enlighten the listening audience on the differences of Christianity and Islam, giving an Orthodox Christian Perspective on Islam. Be sure to tune in and listen to this respected Orthodox leader share the fruit of his life’s journey on topics relating to Islam and Islam’s interaction with Christians and the West.


Topic: Twenty Commandments of TV Watching

Guest: Terry Mattingly

CRTL welcomes back Terry Mattingly as he follows up on a previous program “The liturgy of mass media, parents, young people and TV” highlighting the Twenty Commandments of TV Watching. Terry will elaborate on a program that he established during a focus group study when Christian parents asked him for help in controlling their television sets (and other media appliances). Once he knew they were serious he provided a list of 20 suggestions that he prepared during a recent series of adult-education forums at his former home parish, Holy Cross Antiochian Orthodox Church in Linthicum, MD. Be sure to tune in and find out what are the Twenty Commandments of TV watching. This will surely be an eye-opening program and a test to see if we can all follow.

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